Georgia Crown Distributing Co.
Georgia Crown Distributing Co. is looking for a Procurement Associate in McDonough Ga. Georgia Crown is a full-service alcoholic beverage distributor with wholesale operations doing business in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. This position will be responsible for all aspects of inbound & outbound freight cost analysis, budgeting and control, along with being responsible for analyzing and ordering inventory to supply our distribution centers.
Procurement of inventory for all market areas (GA/AL/TN)
Analyze and evaluate suggested order needs from supply chain planning software and confirm accuracy of order recommendations
Update forecasts based on new programs and/or product placements
Analyze lead times for both domestic and imported products and make necessary adjustments
Maintain levels of inventory that maximize turns and limits overstock
Enter/approve purchase orders for the procurement of inventory
Communicate with supplier ordering departments to ensure receipt and accuracy of PO’s
Work with suppliers and carriers to ensure consolidated loads are running on schedule
Responsible for building orders based on supplier and/or carrier requirements
Internal communication with sales teams and trade marketing on arrivals of PO’s
Responsible for new item set up and maintenance
Responsible for maintaining supplier product costs in host system and informing trade marketing team of product increases
Responsible for ensuring freight costs are competitive with market conditions and weekly processing of invoices
Compare quoted costs to actual bills received and ensuring costs are accurate
Responsible for monitoring and ensuring compliance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection procedures on all imports
Other duties as assigned by upper management.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
High school diploma/GED equivalent required; college degree preferred
Must be familiar with inventory management/warehousing terms, have knowledge of LTL/long haul/rail transportation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection protocols.
Minimum 6 months previous purchasing/procurement experience required
Must have intermediate computer skills to include, but not limited to Microsoft Office (I.e. outlook, word, excel, etc.) and 10-key data entry.
Must have above average analytical/communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally/effectively in both written and verbal forms.
Must be able to react quickly to rapidly changing stock levels and sales trends
Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
Previous import/export experience/knowledge preferred
Attention to detail
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
Must have ability to work overtime if needed
Must be able to pass background check (i.e. police backgrounds, reference checks…).
Drug Free Workplace
Group Health and Dental Insurance
401(k) Savings Plan
Paid Holidays (7 per year)
Company Paid Short-Term Disability
Company Paid Long-Term Disability
Company Paid Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
Non-smoking work environment
Equal Opportunity Employer
benefits subject to eligibility requirements.
External Company URL: www.georgiacrown.com
Street: 100 Georgia Crown Drive